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Skariachan NEW YORK, Nov 29- U.S. retailers' controversial choice to kick off the U.S. holiday shopping season early, on Thanksgiving, may not pay off as much as they had hoped. Even Macy's Inc's flagship store in New York City opened then for the first time in its 155- year history, at 8 p.m. Some U.S. shoppers played along, hitting the Internet and stores on Thanksgiving.
Skariachan NEW YORK, Nov 29- U.S. retailers' controversial choice to kick off the U.S. holiday shopping season early, on Thanksgiving, may not pay off as much as they had hoped.
Eager to entice cautious consumers, especially with six fewer shopping days this year than in 2012, many retailers offered sales on Thanksgiving, traditionally a day for family, friends and football games.
PITTSBURGH-- United States Steel Corp. said Wednesday that David Sutherland has been elected to its board as an independent, non-executive chairman beginning Jan. 1. Sutherland is also a director of GATX Corp. and Imperial Oil Ltd..
Nov 27- A wintry blast of heavy rain, wind and snow across the eastern United States disrupted Thanksgiving travel plans on Wednesday for some of the millions of Americans hitting the roads and taking to the skies on the busiest holiday travel day of the year.
HARRISBURG, Pa.-- Pennsylvania's four Blues insurers will extend the life of their cut-rate, bare-bones insurance policies for the working poor after planning to end them Dec. 31 because they do not meet the requirements of the 2010 federal health care law, Gov.
NEW YORK, Nov 27- You could say Jennifer Fugo, 33, is part of a new prenup generation. Fugo is a certified gluten-free health coach in Philadelphia and her husband- who just came off a four-year stretch of unemployment- works in post-production television.
NEW YORK, Nov 26- Brent crude oil futures edged lower in choppy trading on Tuesday, as investors awaited fresh data after concluding that a deal between Iran and world powers would bring no immediate increase in crude supplies. "The market is waiting to see how things develop with Iran.
WASHINGTON, Nov 26- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to consider religious objections made by corporations to a provision of Obamacare requiring employers to provide health insurance that covers birth control. One of the cases was filed by arts and crafts retailer Hobby Lobby Stores Inc and Mardel, a chain of Christian bookstores.
NEW YORK, Nov 25- Oil fell on Monday following the breakthrough deal between world powers and Iran that led to expectations for an eventual increase in the OPEC nation's exports.
NEW YORK, Nov 25- Europe is no longer the forbidden zone for U.S. money market funds, which have been adding to their holdings of securities from the region's banks after slashing their exposure during the height of the euro zone debt crisis two years ago.
NEW YORK, Nov 25- In May 2012, Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese dissident, was getting ready to journey to New York after his improbable escape from house arrest. About a week before his arrival, an Evangelical Christian pastor from Texas and a New York University law professor took a walk in Central Park.
MUMBAI, Nov 25- Lupin Ltd, India's No. 4 drug maker by revenue, may come from the land of cheap generics but it is betting on high-margin branded drugs in the United States to drive growth.
Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
NEW YORK, Nov 22- The stereotype of American millennials is not pretty: Hanging out in basements, sponging off mom and dad, not making much money to speak of, and not really sure of what to do with it, when they do get it. The 28- year-old career coach from Philadelphia takes his retirement saving as seriously as a heart attack.
*Major powers resume talks on Iran nuclear programme. NEW YORK, Nov 21- Brent crude oil jumped $2 to end at its highest in more than a month on Thursday, fuelled by a sharp run-up in gasoline and gas oil prices on news of dwindling stocks and refinery glitches in the United States and Europe.
*Major powers resume talks on Iran nuclear programme. NEW YORK, Nov 21- Crude oil futures rose by more than $1 per barrel on Thursday, boosted by positive U.S. economic data and surging gasoline prices as demand was expected to rise. Rising demand met with refinery outages in Europe and the United States, tightening supplies.
The Philadelphia Fed said that factory activity in the Mid-Atlantic region hit a six-month low in November, while remaining positive.
NEW YORK, Nov 21- Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region slowed in November, dropping to its lowest since May, a survey showed on Thursday. The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank said its business activity index dropped to 6.5 in the latest month, from 19.8 in October.
Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.